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THE STATE IS PUTTING TOGETHER A PLAN TO DISTRIBUTE A CORONAVIRUS VACCINE ONCE WHEN IT BECOMES AVAILABLE. 

 

THE GOAL WOULD BE TO FIRST VACCINATE THOSE MOST VULNERABLE, INCLUDING HEALTH CARE WORKERS, FIRST RESPONDERS AND STAFF AND RESIDENTS OF LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES SAYS GOVERNOR J-B PRITZKER. HE NOTES THE PLAN IS EVOLVING...SINCE QUESTIONS STILL REMAIN.

 

 

GOVERNOR PRITZKER SAYS THEY WANT TO BE READY TO GET THE VACCINE OUT AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE...BUT THAT THERE ARE STILL SEVERAL QUESTIONS SUCH AS HOW MANY DOSES WILL THE VACCINE ENTAIL, HOW WILL IT NEED TO BE STORED, AND..

 

 

OFFICIALS SAY THE VACCINE WILL NOT BE A PUBLIC MANDATE. IT WILL BE FREE ALTHOUGH PROVIDERS MAY CHARGE A SMALL FEE TO ADMINISTER IT.

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